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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 60° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.65 meters/second, 1532.3 km/hour, 952.1 miles/hour or 827.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.87 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.4"951.78 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth951.78 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.6"7.88 mieast0° 00' 12.7"0.25 minorth7.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 08' North, Longitude: 166° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.77 meters/second, 1590.4 km/hour, 988.2 miles/hour or 858.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.4"16.47 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 33' 29.2"988.15 miwest0° 08' 16.0"9.47 misouth988.43 mi
24 hours10° 31' 41.6"714.65 mieast3° 30' 23.3"241.00 misouth757.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Asuncion *Sat 1:00 PM373 km232 miles201 nmSoutheast SE
SaltaSat 1:00 PM499 km310 miles270 nmWest-southwest WSW
TucumánSat 1:00 PM589 km366 miles318 nmSouthwest SW
Encarnación *Sat 1:00 PM651 km405 miles352 nmSoutheast SE
Ciudad del Este *Sat 1:00 PM660 km410 miles356 nmEast-southeast ESE
Foz do Iguaçu *Sat 2:00 PM663 km412 miles358 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santa CruzSat 12:00 Noon676 km420 miles365 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SucreSat 12:00 Noon678 km422 miles366 nmNorthwest NW
CórdobaSat 1:00 PM948 km589 miles512 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RosarioSat 1:00 PM1054 km655 miles569 nmSouth S
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